Relating to or affecting respiration or the organs of respiration: respiratory disease
More example sentences
- We transferred the patient to the intensive care unit for respiratory and inotropic support.
- Breathing problems are considered to be those that affect the respiratory system below the vocal cords.
- A cough may also be caused by inflammation of the upper respiratory track due to a viral infection due to the common cold or flu.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: re¦spira|tory
Definition of respiratory in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.